Parking is free on weekends and holidays. Look for the Museum
Parking signs indicating the lot directly across the street from
the Museum, at 10th and O Streets. This parking lot is also
available during after-hours events, opening at 5:30 p.m.
On-street parking is free on Sundays.
During the week, metered parking is available on the streets
surrounding the Museum. There also are parking garages located
within a short walk of the Museum (open Monday through Friday
from 7am to 7pm). Most of the garages are cash-only. They are
SACRT (Sacramento’s Light Rail system) provides direct access to
the Museum via the Archives Plaza stop.
Amtrak provides convenient access to downtown Sacramento, with
its station located at 4th and I Streets. It is a 12-block walk
to the Museum. Amtrak passengers may take Light Rail’s Gold Line
directly to the Archives Plaza stop, or a connecting Amtrak San
Joaquin bus, which stops on request at the State Capitol, 1 block
from the Museum.